Laboratory Services

WVU Medicine – Barnesville Hospital’s Laboratory represents a team of highly qualified health care professionals dedicated to producing accurate, complete and timely laboratory results. By providing excellent service, the laboratory strives to assist other health care professionals in delivery of quality patient care.

Our laboratory is a full service laboratory. The majority of the testing is completed in-house. Remaining tests are promptly sent to established reference laboratories which are approved by Barnesville Hospital Medical Staff.

 

Location

WVU Medicine – Barnesville Hospital is located at 639 West Main Street in Barnesville, Ohio. The laboratory is located in the west end of the hospital by Outpatient Pick-Up.

Contact

Phone: 740-425-5105
Fax: 740-425-5121

Outpatient Hours

Monday – Friday, 7:00 A.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Saturday 7:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Staff

Under the direction of an anatomic and clinical board-certified pathologist, our laboratory is CLIA and Joint Commission accredited. There are approximately eighteen laboratory employees consisting of laboratory manager, supervisors, medical technologist, medical technicians and phlebotomists.

Quality

The clinical laboratory develops and monitors a performance improvement system to include quality control of services and competence of personnel. The laboratory also promotes an awareness and understanding of the services rendered to the public and other health care professionals. The Laboratory Manager is an active member of the Barnesville Hospital Safety Committee to ensure a safe working environment for both employees and patients. This includes providing handicapped accessible drawing stations and restroom facilities. The laboratory has a policy to ensure any patient complaining of pain after the veinpuncture is evaluated and instructions are given to manage the pain to allow for the highest level of comfort.

DOT and Non-Dot Legal Urine Collections and Breathalyzer Testing

For the convenience of our local business and industry our laboratory is DOT-approved for legal urine drug collections and breathalyzer testing. All testing is conducted in a strictly confidential manner.

We offer testing for:

  • Pre-employment

  • Random selection

  • Reasonable suspicion

  • Post-accident

  • Return to duty

  • Follow up testing

To learn more about this new service and to set up an account for your employees call Shawn Meier, Lab manager, at 740-425-5133.

LabCorp

WVU Medicine – Barnesville Hospital Laboratory is now a “draw site” for LabCorp. Patients whose insurance dictates that their labs be sent to LabCorp for testing are now invited to use our Hospital.

Printable Patient Instructions

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